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Wednesday May 24, 2017 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   

Come to the Chess Club every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 7:30 pm with chess instructor Jim Kegle. This group meets downstairs in the library. Children can start from the beginning or be more advanced. Ages 5 and up, and Adults too! Bring chess sets if you have one, but not necessary. Register by calling or visiting the children's department.

Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_frog 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Spring Preschool Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   

The children will join the librarian for a half hour of stories, books, songs, and fingerplays. Then the family adult/caregiver will join them as they make a craft based upon the theme. Children are encouraged to checkout materials at the end of the session. For children ages 3-5 years old. Program is limited to 15 children. Registration required and can be done by phone or stopping in for a visit.

 
rec_knitting 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knitting and Purling     Tell a Friend
   

A weekly knitting group for both beginning and experienced knitters meets every Thursday at the library from 3 to 4 pm. Come by and ask for assistance getting started. You can even borrow needles and choose some wool. Experienced knitters are on hand to discuss patterns and share resources. Everyone is welcome.

Friday May 26, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_ReadingBunnies 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Spring Preschool Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   

The children will join the librarian for a half hour of stories, books, songs, and fingerplays. Then the family adult/caregiver will join them as they make a craft based upon the theme. Children are encouraged to checkout materials at the end of the session. For children ages 3-5 years old. Program is limited to 15 children. Registration required and can be done by phone or stopping in for a visit.

 
elect_computer_apple 3:00 PM Tech Assistance     Tell a Friend
   

Librarian Elizabeth Sherry is available to help those with smart phones, ereaders, iPads and other devices. Tech workshops are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm and Fridays at 3 pm. Appointments can also be made by calling 508-758-4171. Learn how to manage your email, download library books, and other tasks.

Saturday May 27, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:30 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Every Saturday at 1:30 pm Lego enthusiasts meet at the library and create to their heart's content. The library has buckets of Legos, so drop by and join the fun!

Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
elect_computer_apple 6:30 PM Tech Assistance     Tell a Friend
   

Librarian Elizabeth Sherry is available to help those with smart phones, ereaders, iPads and other devices. Tech workshops are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm and Fridays at 3 pm. Appointments can also be made by calling 508-758-4171. Learn how to manage your email, download library books, and other tasks.

Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Chess Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   

Come to the Chess Club every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 7:30 pm with chess instructor Jim Kegle. This group meets downstairs in the library. Children can start from the beginning or be more advanced. Ages 5 and up, and Adults too! Bring chess sets if you have one, but not necessary. Register by calling or visiting the children's department.

Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
anim_dog1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Breton, the Therapy Dog     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   

Come and meet our Therapy Dog Breton, a lovely Shih Tzu pup--he loves to hear you read to him! This program is open to any child, Pre-School and Kindergarten age,and their family adult. All elementary age children are welcome. Please register by phoning or visiting the library. Limited to 10 children.

Friday June 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Summer Reading Kick-off Event     Tell a Friend
   

Join us at the library as we kick off our Summer Reading Program 2017:  Build a Better World!  Watch Chip, balloon artist extraordinaire, BUILD a GIANT statue of SALTY THE SEAHORSE out of BALLOONS--right in the library!  While you watch, enjoy some crafts & activities and, if you haven't already done so,  sign up for this year's summer reading program...don't miss all the fun, reading & prizes this summer at the library!  

http://mattapoisettlibrary.org/childrensummer.asp    
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
rec_baseballglove 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Gatemen at the Library!     Tell a Friend
   

Meet the players of the Wareham Gatemen Baseball Team! An informal clinic with the players, a Baseball Q & A, make a baseball card. Free for all ages. Please register for this event. Then on July 11, 18, and 25th, drop-in to meet a player, get an autograph, take a picture, read a story or do an activity!! All ages.

Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Each Wednesday during the summer program, join us for an hour of LEGO fun--building challenges, LEGO games and creativity! Drop in, all ages

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ent_film-reel 4:30 PM Free Movies     Tell a Friend
   

FREE MOVIES EVERY WEDNESDAY! Movie: HOOT --Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie at the library before the Band Concerts at the Gazebo! Children under 8 must bring an adult.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Each Wednesday during the summer program, join us for an hour of LEGO fun--building challenges, LEGO games and creativity! Drop in, all ages

 
ent_film-reel 4:30 PM Free Movies     Tell a Friend
   

FREE MOVIES EVERY WEDNESDAY! Movie: Dolphin Tale--Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie at the library before the Band Concerts at the Gazebo! Children under 8 must bring an adult. No movie on 7/12

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

Saturday July 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_house.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fort-Building Families     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   

Listen to a story and then work as a family to build a fort in the library where you can read some books together ! All materials provided. Please register.

Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
rec_baseballglove 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Gatemen at the Library     Tell a Friend
   

Visit with the players of the Wareham Gatemen Baseball team!!  Drop-in to meet a player, get an autograph, take a picture, read a story or do an activity!! All ages.

Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Each Wednesday during the summer program, join us for an hour of LEGO fun--building challenges, LEGO games and creativity! Drop in, all ages

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

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Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
rec_baseballglove 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Gatemen at the Library     Tell a Friend
   

Visit with the players of the Wareham Gatemen Baseball team!!  Drop-in to meet a player, get an autograph, take a picture, read a story or do an activity!! All ages.

Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Each Wednesday during the summer program, join us for an hour of LEGO fun--building challenges, LEGO games and creativity! Drop in, all ages

 
ent_film-reel 4:30 PM Free Movies     Tell a Friend
   

FREE MOVIES EVERY WEDNESDAY! Movie: Free Willy--Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie at the library before the Band Concerts at the Gazebo! Children under 8 must bring an adult.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
elect_computer3 Computer Workshops with Rhode Island Computer Museum     Tell a Friend
   

Smart Raspberry Pi Robots: 10am-noon- Learn how to program a robot using the Raspberry Pi Computer & complete team challenges! Ages 9+.

Makey-Makey Inventor's Workshop 1pm-3pm- Use a makey-makey circuit board to create your own keyboard from everyday objects! Includes bonus Minecraft play session. Ages 8+.

Please sign up for only one session. Limited to 15 students for each session.

These programs are funded by a grant from the Massachusetts and Mattapoisett Cultural Councils.

Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teddy Bear Picnic     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   

Bring your favorite stuffed animal and pack a snack--listen to a story at the library, picnic-style! Decorate teddy bear cookies together (provided by us). Please register.

Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
rec_baseballglove 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Gatemen at the Library     Tell a Friend
   

Visit with the players of the Wareham Gatemen Baseball team!!  Drop-in to meet a player, get an autograph, take a picture, read a story or do an activity!! All ages.

Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Each Wednesday during the summer program, join us for an hour of LEGO fun--building challenges, LEGO games and creativity! Drop in, all ages

 
ent_film-reel 4:30 PM Free Movies     Tell a Friend
   

FREE MOVIES EVERY WEDNESDAY! Movie: How to TrainYour Dragon--Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie at the library before the Band Concerts at the Gazebo! Children under 8 must bring an adult.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

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Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Talker Group--grades 2-4     Tell a Friend
   

Please read the book ahead of time (check out a copy with your library card) and then join us for discussion & activities!  Please register at the library, for grades 2-4.

We will be discussing Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami

Saturday July 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cardboard Engineers     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   508-758-4171   
   

Listen to a story and then work as a family to build a fabulous creation out of recycled materials--all materials provided! Please Register.

Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
   

Each Wednesday during the summer program, join us for an hour of LEGO fun--building challenges, LEGO games and creativity! Drop in, all ages

 
ent_film-reel 4:30 PM Free Movies     Tell a Friend
   

FREE MOVIES EVERY WEDNESDAY!  Movie: ZOOTOPIA --Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie at the library before the Band Concerts at the Gazebo! Children under 8 must bring an adult.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Talker Group--grades 4-6     Tell a Friend
   

Please read the book ahead of time (check out a copy with your library card) and then join us for discussion & activities!  Please register at the library, for grades 4-6.

We will be discussing Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King.

Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-in Chess Club     Tell a Friend
   

Drop-in weekly Chess Club--all ages and abilities welcome--we provide chess boards, come and play a game!

Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Summer Reading--Drop in Storytime     Tell a Friend
   

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories with the children's librarian--stop by the children's department afterward for drop-in crafts and activities!  All ages, no registration required.

Friday August 11, 2017 Go To Top
food_ice cream cone 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Ice Cream Social Dance Party     Tell a Friend
   

Readers who logged reading hours for 2 or more weeks with us during the summer program are invited to the library to enjoy some FREE ice cream and listen to some live music performed by extra-special musical guest, Rolie Polie Guacamole Band!  Let's celebrate a great summer!  **Raffle prize winners in our summer reading program will be drawn during the party, attendance is not required to win prizes.

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